Posts by JMC

10 mistakes made in Kitchen/Bath renovation

Posted by on Oct 8, 2012 in Boston Interior Design, Boston Kitchen Design, Lexington Interior Designer, Lexington Kitchen/Bath design, Winchester Interior Design

Last week I was interviewed by a writer from This Ole house magazine for a Publication that will come out in January 2012. The subject was , what are the 10 worst mistake people make when they are renovating there kitchen/Bath.   1.   Not hiring a professional. 2.    My brother /or husband will do some of the work 3.    We don’t need a designer to do floor  plans 4.   we, ll get the contractor to  jot something down.    we can do our own floor plans 5.    Choosing a less expensive cabinet line 6.    Placement of doors, and windows, most people don’t know in which direction there kitchen faces. 7.   Not thinking about lighting till the very end 8.  Not...

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Some things to know about Interior Designers.

Posted by on Oct 1, 2012 in Boston Interior Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Lincoln Interior Design, Winchester Interior Design

Good morning everyone. Some things to know about Interior Designers.   Interior designers must know most state and federal building codes so that their design spaces are safe and legal. An interior designer needs to be creative and be able to conceptualize design ideas outside the box. The ability to handle stress and problems, as they arise on the job site. Meeting the demands of both the clients, and contractors. Being able to deal with difficult clients and difficult problems in an effective manner. Handling multiply projects all at the same time. Being proficient in designing interior concepts using CAD, and 20-20 design programs. Being a People...

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Nantucket Sunshine

Posted by on Sep 6, 2012 in Belmont Interior Design, Boston Interior Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Lincoln Interior Design, Nantucket Kitchen Design, Winchester Interior Design

Designed By: Jean Marie Courtney Creative Designs Photographer: Tony Camarrada Designer Jean Marie Courtney bathed this Kitchen in sunny yellows. I wanted to breath that fresh salty sea air into my kitchen design and bring the sunshine palette thur to my cabinets this is what Nantucket is known for.Eschewing a typical white and blue palette seen all over Nantucket I wanted this Kitchen to feel like a warm summer...

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Posted by on Aug 24, 2012 in Belmont Interior Design, Blog, Boston Interior Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Lincoln Interior Design, Winchester Interior Design

All good designs starts with a floor plan, be it a kitchen, bathroom, living room, ECT… Creative Designs uses a leading architectural software called 20-20 to execute all phases of floor plan designs. This software allows the designer to design in 3-D rendering as well as color, with elevations. Creative Designs will provide the clients and General Contractors with basic floor plans, to more elaborate 3-d plans, architectural top down view, to full view elevations in black & white & full color spectrum. Floor plans are used for several reasons, for the cabinet companies to price out the cost of cabinets, which 20-20 has the capacity to use specific cabinet lines...

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Floor plans

Posted by on Jul 28, 2012 in Arlington Interior Design, Belmont Interior Design, Boston Interior Design, Cambridge Interior Design, Concord Interior Design, Interior Design

Good morning everyone, All good designs starts with a floor plan, be it a kitchen, bathroom, living room, ect… Creative designs use  a leading architectural software called 20-20 to execute all phases of floor plan designs. Creative designs will provide the clients and contractors with basic floor plans, to more elaborate 3-d plans, architectural top down view, to full view elevations in black & white to  full color spectrum. Floor plans are used for several reasons, for the cabinet companies to price out the cost of cabinets , countertop companies for the pricing and the template , for the contractors to follow the plan and to be able to give a concise construction...

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